Cocoa farmers adapt to threat of climate change with new program


A new program has been created because of the climate change to help cocoa farmers.

Mars, Nestle and Barry Callebaut are all the businesses that are to be part of the new program.

World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) have said the program will strengthen collaboration between the public and private sector. They also feel it will bring together all leading chocolate and cocoa companies.

The program will aim to develop solutions to climate and weather variability that poses a threat to smallholder coca farmers.

Climate modeling suggests various regions may need to change crops and cropping strategies. They feel it’s necessary that this new program takes place to keep the cocoa supply.